Archive for the 'Story Starters' Category

Flowers on a Bike – Picture a Story

Tuesday, June 26th, 2018

Picture a Story is a series of photographs and images created by Sarah Snell-Pym to help other writers get writing!

Metal Duck – Picture a Story

Saturday, May 26th, 2018

Is this metal duck alive? If not then why not? Is it someones loved garden treasure or something that lovers have tiffed over? Now get writing!

Wooden Face – Picture a Story

Thursday, April 26th, 2018

What things has this fellow seen? How did the face get there in the first place? Answer these questions and they might just spark a story!

Blue Dragonfly – Picture a Story

Monday, March 26th, 2018

Please use this photograph as a starting point for a story.

Green Snake – Picture a Story

Monday, February 26th, 2018

What do these little snakes say to you? Why not write their story? Photo taken by Sarah Snell-Pym as part of the Picture a Story series of writing exercises.

The Plants of the Water – Picture a Story

Friday, January 26th, 2018

Use this picture to help spark a story – look at it – what does it suggest to you? Now start writing, do at least ten minutes.

A Day Out – Picture a Story

Thursday, November 30th, 2017

Use this picture to help inspire a story – who are they? What have they been up too? Are they happy?

Stone and Pipes – Picture a Story

Monday, October 30th, 2017

This photo is to help you get going with a story – think about the decay in urban environments and what the building would have been like when it was new, it’s hopes and potentials…

Ducks on the Dock – Picture a Story

Saturday, September 30th, 2017

Use this photograph to help you construct a story – what are the birds up to? Who might be watching them? What is it like to live in a human made environment such as this?

Stone Doorway – Picture a Story

Wednesday, August 30th, 2017

Use this picture to help inspire your writing, describe it, ask yourself where it leads too, wonder who built it and why.